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Lisbon Inter Arts HS festival

March 2 - March 5, 2023

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Festival TitleThe Blood of the City 

This festival is an inter arts festival and welcomes participants with an interest in theatre, music, dance and/or visual art. Participants are not required to be specialists in any single art form, but should be open to experimenting, learning and creating in a variety of artistic forms.

Artistic Information

Festival title
The blood of the city.

Festival focus
This festival will explore the relationship between identity and place as well as the impact and influence individuals have on life in our local communities. 

Global Challenge and Area of learning
A World of Difference – a celebration of difference and identities

Cultural Experience
Participants will visit MAAT (Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology) to explore the exhibit “48 Artists, 48 Years of Freedom

That Freedom I see through the window

Important information

Carlucci American International School of Lisbon
R. Antonio dos Reis,
n95 Linho-Sintra,
2710-301 Portugal

School website

The event starts at 4pm on Thursday 2nd March 2023.
The event ends at 1:30pm on Sunday 5th March 2023.

Event Manager
Sophie Galton

Registration opens 1st December 2022.
Registration closes 17th December 2022.

Information required in the registration forms should be collected before Thursday 1st December 2022.

Travel information is required as part of the registration process. Please have travel details confirmed by the time the registration window opens.

Non local participants should plan to arrive in Lisbon by 1:30 pm March 2023 to be picked up and transported to the school

Local participants should arrive at the host school for registration no later than 3:30 pm Thursday 2nd March 2023.

Please arrange travel accordingly.

Financial information

Registration Fees

Student Learners
Members: GBP £238
Non members: GBP £274
Host organisation: GBP £184 for the first 15 students and GBP £238 for each thereafter.

Educator Chaperones
Member: GBP £75
Non member: GBP £86
*Registration fees include ISTA t-shirt

All participants:
Cultural Experience: GBP £10

For non local participants (as needed)
Local Transportation (if staying at hotel): GBP £10
Airport/Train Station Pick-up/Drop off: GBP £10

Total cost per student learner
Local member: GBP £248
Non local member: GBP £268
Local non member: GBP £284
Non local, non member: GBP £304

Total cost per educator/chaperone
Local member: GBP £85
Non local member: GBP £105
Local non member: GBP £96
Non local, non member: GBP: £116

Please note

All registration fees and surcharges will be invoiced once the registration window has closed.

A non refundable, non-transferable deposit will be sent with the booking confirmation; this amount will be deducted from your final invoice.

The deposit will be as follows:
For bookings of 1 – 10 learners GBP £500.
For bookings of 11 – 15 learners GBP £750.
For bookings of 16 or more learners GBP £1,000.

Please refer to our event terms and conditions for details of late registration/cancellation fees.

Travel and visas

All participants will fly into Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS). If you are arriving by train, please contact the event manager to determine which station to arrive at.

Participants should arrive in Lisbon by 1:30 pm Thursday, 2nd March 2023 and not plan to depart the host venue until after the festival closes at 1:30 pm Sunday 5th March 2023.

Participants are responsible for booking their own travel and securing visas for the event.


All non-local participants will stay at a hotel near the host school.

Hotel Information
Estoril Eden
Av. De Sabóia, 209
Estoril, Cascais

Phone: +351 21 466 76 00

Hotel Webpage

Please Note:

  • Festival hosts will arrange a block booking reservation at an appropriate hotel.
  • Participating organisations are responsible for booking and paying for their group’s accommodation at the recommended hotel.
  • Airport/Station pick up/drop off and daily local transportation to the festival venue will not be provided for organisations choosing to book at a hotel other than the one recommended by the host.
  • ISTA and the host organisation will not take responsibility for any arrangements made between the organisation and the hotel.

*Rates do not include city taxes of EUR €2 per person/night which must be paid directly to the hotel.

For adult chaperones
Daily Rate including buffet breakfast: *EUR €87
Single rooms should be booked for 3 nights from Thursday 2nd March 2023 through Saturday, 4th March 2023.

For student learners
Daily Rate for Double/Twin including breakfast: *EUR €101
Shared rooms should be booked for 3 nights from Thursday 2nd March 2023 through Saturday, 4th March 2023.


For all non local participants
Please ensure you book breakfast part of your room rate at the hotel.

For all participants
Lunch will be provided Friday and Saturday by the host organisation.
Evening meals will be provided Thursday, Friday and Saturday by the host school/venue.

If a social meal is to be part of the festival schedule for adult chaperones and ISTA artists this is costed at approximately GBP £30 per person.

Download & Forms

Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:


Starts on Thursday 02 March at 16:00
Finishes on Sunday 05 March at 13:30
(Local Time)


Carlucci American International School Lisbon
Rua António dos Reis, 95
2710-301 Sintra


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• International School of Toulouse
• St Julian’s School
• Uskudar American Academy (Nat/Int)


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• Daphne Said
• Desta Haile
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• Louise Clark